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Oscar De La Hoya to GGG: Fight Canelo Or I’ll Find Someone Else!

Oscar De La Hoya is issuing an ultimatum to Gennady Golovkin — sign the deal to fight Canelo Alvarez in September … or he’ll find someone else who will!  Of course, Canelo and GGG were locked in for the rematch on May 5 — until Canelo tested positive for PEDs and pulled out. Golovkin fought Vanes Martirosyan instead and destroyed him. Now, the two sides are trying to hammer out another deal to get the rematch going … but GGG hasn’t signed on yet. Oscar says his priority is to make the fight, but he isn’t gonna sit around and wait. “He doesn’t want to fight,” De La Hoya told TMZ Sports … “Regardless, Canelo’s fighting in September so it’s all gravy.” Oscar didn’t name specific replacement

Lomachenko stops Linares for historic third world title

Vasyl Lomachenko stopped Jorge Linares in the 10th round on Saturday to claim the World Boxing Association lightweight world title and a slice of boxing history at Madison Square Garden. Ukraine’s Lomachenko survived a sixth-round knock-down to set a record in claiming a world title in a third weight division in just his 12th professional fight. Lomachenko finished off the tightly contested bout with a fierce burst in the 10th, capped by a vicious left to the body that sent Linares down.

A British boxer lost 98 pounds, showed off his insane transformation, and could soon face Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury has undergone an insane body transformation. At his heaviest, Fury got “as fat as a pig” and weighed a whopping 27 stone (378 pounds) but he has now lost 98 pounds and is almost fighting fit. Fury returns to the ring on June 9 — and should he succeed, he will be targeting the sport’s biggest hitters like Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua. Tyson Fury has undergone an insane body transformation and could face big-hitting boxers Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua after his comeback bout on June 9. Fury last fought in 2015 when he dethroned former heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko in a boxing masterclass at the ESPRIT Arena in Düsseldorf, Germany. He has since experienced depression,

If not Canelo, who should GGG fight next?

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer Close 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA Today Follow on Twitter Unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin made it clear …